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Synonyms for ragged
ˈræg ɪdragged

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raggedadjective

    being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn

    "clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's"; "a ragged tramp"

    Antonyms:
    new, even, rested

  2. raggedadjective

    worn out from stress or strain

    "run ragged"

    Antonyms:
    rested, new, even

  3. raggedadjective

    having an irregular outline

    "text set with ragged right margins"; "herded the class into a ragged line"

    Antonyms:
    even, rested, new

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. raggedadjective

    Synonyms:
    tattered, torn, rent

  2. raggedadjective

    Synonyms:
    dressed in rags

  3. raggedadjective

    Synonyms:
    uneven, jagged, rough

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. raggedadjective

    Synonyms:
    rent, torn, frazzled, rough, jagged, ragamuffin, tatterdemalion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ragged":

    shredded, uneven, unequal

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#25073shredded
#25409unequal
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How to use ragged in a sentence?

  1. Peggy Noonan:

    I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.

  2. Romanian Proverb:

    Under a ragged coat lies wisdom.

  3. James Kelly:

    A ragged colt may prove a good horse. And so may an untoward slovenly boy prove a decent and useful man.

  4. Charles Lamb:

    For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print... substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-eyed, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the gentleman in question.

  5. S Hayakawa:

    How anybody dresses is indicative of his self-concept. If students are dirty and ragged, it indicates they are not interested in tidying up their intellects either.

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Translations for ragged

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  • potrhaný, členitý, otrhanýCzech
  • ajado, harapientoSpanish
  • epätasainen, rähjäinen, ryysyinen, rosoinenFinnish
  • en lambeaux, déguenillé, enguenilléFrench
  • giobachScottish Gaelic
  • ಚಿಂದಿKannada
  • haveloosDutch
  • obdartyPolish
  • esfarrapado, irregularPortuguese
  • неровный, резкий, лохматый, зазубренный, рваный, изрезанный, мохнáтый, пересечённый, изорванный, косматый, шероховатый, оборванныйRussian

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